048 – “What Good Am I?”

Episode 48. “What Good Am I?” Oh, Mercy. Bunker. Recorded February 22, 2018. Context (4:30) The song was written in the winter of 1988 while he searched for a melody into 1989 (March 7, March 29 and April 7, 1989). In Chronicles, Dylan said the song just came to him one night when he saw a homeless man. It’s […]

047 – “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”

Episode 47 Bob Dylan. Gaslight Cafe 1962. Bunker. Recorded February 15, 2018. Context and the song’s history (5:00) Bob Dylan recorded this song on November 22, 1961 in 4 takes. He’s played this song three times: September 30, 1961 at Gerde’s Folk City, September 20, 1962 at Mac and Eve Mackenzie’s, and October 15, 1962 at […]